Neurology for the Non Neurologist

Neurology for the Non Neurologist Author William J. Weiner
ISBN-10 9781451153415
Release 2012-03-28
Pages 624
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This book is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of neurologic disorders that non-neurologists encounter. Chapters follow a consistent structure with key elements highlighted for quick scanning. Each chapter begins with Key Points and includes Special Clinical Points, Special Considerations in the Hospitalized Patient, and When a Non-neurologist Should Consider Referring to a Neurologist. Each chapter ends with an Always Remembersection emphasizing the most important practical issues and a series of self-study questions.



The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology Author Alice W. Flaherty
ISBN-10 9781451178630
Release 2011-12-26
Pages 240
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Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.



Parkinson s Disease

Parkinson s Disease Author William J. Weiner
ISBN-10 9781421410777
Release 2013-10-02
Pages 344
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Recent innovations, including deep brain stimulation and new medications, have significantly improved the lives of people who have Parkinson's disease. Nevertheless, patients and families continue to face many challenges. They have long relied on this book for reliable advice about medical, emotional, and physical issues. Bringing this trusted guide up to date, three expert neurologists describe • New understandings gained by five years of additional research on Parkinson’s disease• New focus on the importance of exercise• New information about imaging techniques such as SPECT Scan and DATScan that are aiding in the diagnosis• New findings about the genetics of the disease• Promising uses of new technologies such as tablet devices for people who have trouble communicating• Information about impulse control disorders caused by some drugs used to address the symptoms of the disease• A complete update on treatments such as medications, surgery, and more



Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole Author Allan H. Ropper
ISBN-10 9781250034984
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 272
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A top neurologist explains the difficulty of diagnosing brain diseases through such cases as a college quarterback who keeps calling the same play and a salesman who continuously drives around a traffic circle.



Neurology for Non neurologists

Neurology for Non neurologists Author Wigbert C. Wiederholt
ISBN-10 UOM:39015048826310
Release 2000
Pages 342
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Here's concise guidance on all major neurologic illnesses, with an emphasis on evaluation and management. Explores headaches, dementia, seizure disorders, Parkinson's disease, and more.



Fundamentals of Neurology

Fundamentals of Neurology Author Heinrich Mattle
ISBN-10 9783132022126
Release 2017-01-25
Pages 456
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The second edition of this practical guide provides a thorough introduction to the essential concepts of clinical neurology. Coverage includes history-taking; the neurological examination and ancillary tests; topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of typical syndromes; the diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, and muscles; epilepsy; and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Central to the book are the lucid structuring of complex contents allowing efficient learning, even without prior knowledge of the subject; and the vital link between theory and clinical practice, with essential information on history-taking, the clinical examination, and additional tests, all supported by informative graphics and appropriate computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging studies. Key Features: Complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout from the first edition Brilliant format and structure, making the assimilation of complex information easy and efficient Clear color illustrations and graphics, many new or revised for the second edition Comprehensive tables expand and organize information on many topics Vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition, is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care.



Navigating Life with Parkinson Disease

Navigating Life with Parkinson Disease Author Sotirios Parashos
ISBN-10 9780199311200
Release 2012-11-20
Pages 320
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Here is a marvelous guide for anyone affected by Parkinson's disease--patients, caregivers, family members, and friends. Containing the most up-to-date information on the disease, one of the most common neurological disorders, it discusses the available treatments and provides practical advice on how to manage the disease in the long term. Emphasizing life-style adjustments that will provide a better quality of life and moderate the burden for patients and their loved ones, the book answers many questions and clarifies misunderstandings regarding the disease. Written by two experts on Parkinson's disease and a freelance journalist, the book is approachable and easily understandable. Question and answer sections are provided, while "hot topics" are highlighted for easy visibility. The authors have also included true patient stories that will both inspire and instruct, and they have addressed several topics often not mentioned in physician-directed disease management, such as how to talk to family and friends about one's life with Parkinson's.



Pocket Neurology

Pocket Neurology Author M. Brandon Westover
ISBN-10 9781496348319
Release 2016-01-04
Pages 328
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Written by residents for residents, Pocket Neurology, 2nd Edition is your go-to resource for essential neurologic information in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Concise and well organized, it provides must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based neurologic workup, diagnosis, and management. The second edition of this pocket-sized bestseller delivers highly relevant adult neurologic coverage in an easily portable source. Find what you need quickly and easily with concise text, numerous tables, and bulleted lists throughout. Progress logically from neurologic signs and symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis. Focus on the most important, highly relevant facts thanks to a, streamlined presentation that allows for more algorithms, tables, diagrams, and images. Stay up to date in every area of neurology with significantly revised chapters on stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and MS, and more drug dosing information regarding inpatient care. Consult this high-yield handbook by clinical presentation, such as coma, stroke, headaches, and seizures, or by special topic, such as neuroimaging, behavioral neurology, and sleep medicine. Learn from neurology residents and beginning neurology fellows in collaboration with attending neurologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.



Handbook of Movement Disorders

Handbook of Movement Disorders Author Stanley Fahn
ISBN-10 1573401102
Release 1998-02-11
Pages 176
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Handbook of Movement Disorders is a well illustrated handbook that provides a comprehensive discussion of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of movement disorders like Parkinson's Disease and related disorders, Dystonia, Huntington's Disease and other Choreas, tics, tremors, myoclonus, drug-induced disorders, as well as peripheral and miscellaneous movement disorders.



Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Author Charles H. Christiansen
ISBN-10 1617110507
Release 2014-12
Pages 688
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Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive occupational therapy text that introduces students to core knowledge in the profession and the foundations of practice--the occupations, person factors, and environment factors that support performance, participation, and well-being. Editors, Drs. Charles H. Christiansen, Carolyn M. Baum, and Julie D. Bass, are joined by more than 40 international scholars who bring students, faculty, and practitioners the evidence that supports occupational therapy practice. The PEOP Model 4th Edition is featured as an exemplar of a person-environment-occupation model and provides a valuable roadmap for understanding key concepts and developing strong clinical reasoning skills in the occupational therapy process. Features: Examines the theories, models, frameworks, and classifications that support contemporary knowledge of person, environment, and occupational factors. Presents detailed chapters on the occupations of children and youth, adults, older adults, organizations, and populations Provides extensive coverage of the person factors (psychological, cognition, sensory, motor, physiological, spirituality) and environment factors (culture, social, physical, policy, technology) that support occupational performance Includes exceptional content on the essentials of professional practice - therapeutic use of self, evidence-based practice, professionalism, lifelong development, ethics, business fundamentals, and critical concepts Builds clear links with the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition; International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and accreditation standards for entry-level occupational therapy programs. Introduces emerging practice areas of self-management, community-based practice, technology, and teaching/learning and opportunities to work with organizations and populations Incorporates international and global perspectives on core knowledge and occupational therapy practice. Documents assessments, interventions, resources, and evidence in user-friendly tables Uses simple and complex cases to illustrate key concepts and ideas. New and Updated Sections in the Fourth Edition: Individual chapters on each person factor and environmental factor and occupations across the lifespan Expanded coverage of approaches for organizations and populations and entry-level professional skills Consistent framework of tables and language across chapters and sections. Additional teaching materials in the www.efacultylounge.com including PowerPoint presentations



Neurology Secrets

Neurology Secrets Author Joseph S. Kass
ISBN-10 9780323369985
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 486
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Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, and practical tips from the authors. Covers the full range of essential topics in understanding the practice of neurology. Features "Key Points" boxes to further enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets" for an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat to allow quick access to essential information. Completely revised content covers all of today's most common neurologic conditions and their treatments. New lead editors offer a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.



Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications E Book

Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications E Book Author Duane E. Haines
ISBN-10 9780323512244
Release 2017-08-17
Pages 528
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Using a rigorous yet clinically-focused approach, Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition, covers the fundamental neuroscience information needed for coursework, exams, and beyond. It integrates neuroanatomy, pharmacology, and physiology, and offers a full section devoted to systems neurobiology, helping you comprehend and retain the complex material you need to know. Highlights clinical content in blue throughout the text, helping you focus on what you need to know in the clinical environment. Presents thoroughly updated information in every chapter, with an emphasis on new clinical thinking as related to the brain and systems neurobiology. Features hundreds of correlated state-of-the-art imaging examples, anatomical diagrams, and histology photos – nearly half are new or improved for this edition. Pays special attention to the correct use of clinical and anatomical terminology, and provides new clinical text and clinical-anatomical correlations.



Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Author Howard L. Weiner
ISBN-10 9780470654637
Release 2012-04-23
Pages 315
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Multiple Sclerosis: a complex disease requiring sophisticated management Multiple Sclerosis poses labyrinthine challenges. There is no blood test to rely on for diagnosis; clinical acumen is essential. Yet an effective diagnosis only takes you part of the way: treatment offers further enigmas. The MS treatment landscape is complicated, and will become even more so with time. Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Therapy is the map you need to navigate this maze. Written and edited by leaders in the field, it guides you towards effective and positive choices for your patients. The diagnosis section provides state-of-the-art thinking about pathogenesis. With clear coverage of biomarkers, genetics, and imaging, it presents a coherent framework for making the correct diagnosis. The management section comprehensively covers current and future treatments to steer you through the many options for ? Symptom management ? Cognitive dysfunction ? Depression and other mental health issues ?Top Tips? throughout provide the practical guidance you need for the best management of your patients. Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Therapy should be on the bookshelf of anyone who treats patients with multiple sclerosis.



Vertigo and Dizziness

Vertigo and Dizziness Author Thomas Brandt
ISBN-10 1846280818
Release 2007-06-24
Pages 148
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Short and concise, clinically-oriented book with special emphasis on treatments: drug, physical, operative or psychotherapeutic An overview of the most important syndromes, each with explanatory clinical descriptions and illustrations makes it an easy-to-use reference



Lange Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy A Localization Based Approach

Lange Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy  A Localization Based Approach Author Aaron L. Berkowitz
ISBN-10 9781259834394
Release 2017-02-22
Pages 336
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An engagingly written text that bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology “A wonderfully readable, concise, but by no means superficial book that fits well in the current pedagogic environment.” From the Foreword by Allan H. Ropper, MD Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy delivers a clear, logical discussion of the complex relationship between neuroanatomical structure and function and neurologic disease. Written in a clear, concise style, this unique text offers a concise overview of fundamental neuroanatomy and the clinical localization principles necessary to diagnose and treat patients with neurologic diseases and disorders. Unlike other neurology textbooks that either focus on neuroanatomy or clinical neurology, Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy integrates the two in manner which simulates the way neurologists learn, teach, and think. Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy is divided into two main sections. In Part 1, clinically relevant neuroanatomy is presented in clinical context in order to provide a framework for neurologic localization and differential diagnosis. The diseases mentioned in localization-based discussions of differential diagnosis in Part 1 are then discussed in clinical detail with respect to their diagnosis and management in Part 2. Part 1 can therefore be consulted for a neuroanatomical localization-based approach to symptom evaluation, and Part 2 for the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of neurologic diseases. FEATURES • A clear, concise approach to explaining the complex relationship between neuroanatomical structure and function and neurologic disease • Numerous full-color illustrations and high resolution MRI and CT scans • Explanatory tables outline the clinical features, characteristics, and differential diagnosis of neurologic diseases and disorders



Contributions to Neuropsychological Assessment

Contributions to Neuropsychological Assessment Author Arthur Lester Benton
ISBN-10 0195091795
Release 1994
Pages 159
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Over ten years have passed since the publication of the first edition of this invaluable manual for administering, scoring and interpreting the results of these world-renowned neuropsychological tests. Developed by Arthur Benton at the University of Iowa, the tests are used in a wide variety of clinical and research contexts and, since 1983, many new findings have been generated. This thoroughly updated second edition summarizes this research and adds normative data on new populations including children and the elderly.



What is Narrative Therapy

What is Narrative Therapy Author Alice Morgan
ISBN-10 UOM:39015051311259
Release 2000
Pages 136
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With accessible language, a concise structure, and a wide range of practical examples, this is a very popular easy-to-read introduction to the ideas and practices of narrative therapy. This book covers a broad spectrum of narrative practices including externalisation, re-membering, therapeutic letter writing, and the use of rituals, leagues, reflecting teams, and much more. If you are a therapist, health worker, or community worker who is trying to apply narrative ideas in your own context, this book has been written with you in mind.